William C. Davol, Jr., House

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William C. Davol Jr. House
High Street Davol Jr House.jpg
William C. Davol, Jr., House is located in Massachusetts
William C. Davol, Jr., House
Location Fall River, Massachusetts
Coordinates 41°42′50″N 71°9′10″W / 41.71389°N 71.15278°W / 41.71389; -71.15278Coordinates: 41°42′50″N 71°9′10″W / 41.71389°N 71.15278°W / 41.71389; -71.15278
Built 1876
Architect Hartwell & Swasey
Architectural style Stick/Eastlake
Governing body Private
Part of Lower Highlands Historic District (#84002717)
MPS Fall River MRA
NRHP Reference # 83004286[1]
Significant dates
Added to NRHP February 16, 1983
Designated CP January 10, 1984

The William C. Davol Jr. House is a historic house at 252 High Street in Fall River, Massachusetts. It was built in 1876 for William C. Davol, Jr., treasurer of the Davol Mills. The house was designed by Boston architects Hartwell & Swasey, who works included numerous other public buildings and private homes in Fall River during this period.

The house has the characteristic asymmetrical massing and irregular silhouette of Stick/Eastlake architecture and retains its peaked entrance porch, original carved double-leaved entrance doors, stained glass window, slate roof and copper coping and finials, The interior is richly embellished with Minton tiles and Eastlakian trim and sports an original water-power elevator.[2]

The house was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1983. It is also located within the Lower Highlands Historic District.

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  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2008-04-15. 
  2. ^ MHC Inventory Form